James Develin is an American football fullback currently playing for the New England Patriots in the NFL. The 29-year-old footballer along with his successful career has also experienced a successful relationship with his wife, Jennifer and shares a son, James III. In his 8 years of professional career, James is reported to have earned the estimated net worth of $2 million.
So, how much is his salary? What about his career earnings? Let's know all about his net worth, endorsements, and salary in detail.
James Develin initially played for Brown University during his college and later made his professional debut for Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz in 2010, where he played only a game. On November 30, 2010, James was signed to Cincinnati Bengals where he earned the salary of $88,400 a-year, before he was released on September 3, 2011, and was signed to the practice squad.
Playing the entire 2011 season in there, James Develin earned $96,000 but became a free agent after, he was released on August 31, 2012. The detail of his net worth in 2010-2011 is not available, probably he couldn't earn much during his struggle. And later, James got a nice lift in his career after signing with The New England Patriots where players like Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski play.
After signing with Patriots on September 2, 2012, James with his impressive gameplay was promoted to active roster from practice squad on November 28, 2012. James Develin, with his jersey number 4, made his NFL debut on December 16, that year with the base salary of $465,000 in 2012 season.
Unfortunately, James' release was announced on September 2, 2013, however, he was re-signed 4 days later promising him to pay the annual salary of $480,000 in 2013 season. And moving on to 2014, James earned the annual salary of $570,000.
However, after James broke his right tibia in a pre-season game against the Carolina Panthers, he was placed in the injured reserve, though James was able to catch up with his annual salary of $660,000 in 2015.
In 2015, James Develin's net worth was estimated to be $650,000.
On March 7, 2016, James Develin signed a year contract with New England Patriots worth $700,000 along with the signing bonus of $50,000. In 2016, James in addition to his annual salary of $675,000, also earned $90,839 as incentives and workout bonus of $25,000.
As reported, James Develin's net worth in 2016 was estimated to be $1 million along with his bonuses.
After playing 2016 season, James again signed a 2-year contract extension worth $2.45 million with the Patriots on March 6, 2017, along with the signing bonus of $300,000 and a guaranteed salary of $200,000. The contract with a maximum value of $2.85 million earned him an annual salary of $800,000 in 2017.
Also, James was not far away from earning $200,000 roster bonus and $25,000 work-out bonus. But, no detail about James' endorsement deal is available yet. But he can be seen working up with a tech. company Sprint, which probably pays him a good amount.
Furthermore, James has not provided the detail of his house or cars. But it is revealed that James' net worth in 2017 was $2 million.
James, selected to play in the 2018 Pro Bowl, is estimated to earn a salary $800,000 in 2018 season along with a roster bonus of $300,000 and a workout bonus of $25,000. The contract until the end of 2018 also offers James, a carrying a cap hit of $1,275,000 and a dead cap value of $150,000.
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Well, as per calculations, James net worth is seen to be rising with an unexpectedly, so probably his net worth will rise this season too. It is estimated that his net worth in 2018 will increase to $2. 6 million.
James Develin had the net worth of $1 million in 2016 which rose to $2 million the next year with the growth percentage of 100% in a year. The contract extension with The Patriots was the prime reason behind the huge growth in his net worth.
In 2018, Develin is expected to have the net worth of $2.6 million with the increase of $600,000 in the previous one. He is in his previous contract with the club and has not signed any major endorsement deals. So his net worth is expected to be increased by only 30% this year.
|Year||Net worth||Growth rate||Career Earnings|
|2018(expected)||$2.6 million||30%||$800,000(excluding bounuses)|
Let's wish him best for further and stay tuned for more updates.